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The Prodigal Son

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th - mid 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2264

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 81

Physical description

The Prodigal Son. The subject introduced in a stable with horses and cows; After Rubens; Print on paper; Inscribed 'P. P. RUBENS PINXIT. S. À BOLSWERT SCULPSIT. GILLIS HENDREICX EXCUD. ANTUERPIÆ'.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (probably, made)

Date

late 16th - mid 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

P. P. RUBENS PINXIT. S. À BOLSWERT SCULPSIT. GILLIS HENDREICX EXCUD. ANTUERPIÆ
Inscribed.

Descriptive line

The Prodigal Son. The subject introduced in a stable with horses and cows; After Rubens; Print on paper; By Schelte Bolswert; Flemish School; Late 16th - mid 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Man; Stable; Horses; Cows

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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